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Add 3/40 and 60/63

3/40 + 60/63 is 863/840.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 63 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 63 = 2520,
    3/40 = 3 × 63/40 × 63 = 189/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 40 = 2520,
    60/63 = 60 × 40/63 × 40 = 2400/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/2520 + 2400/2520 = 189 + 2400/2520 = 2589/2520
  5. 2589/2520 simplified gives 863/840
  6. So, 3/40 + 60/63 = 863/840
    In mixed form: 123/840

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